Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he and Clay get into a bit of trouble. If he has one dream in life it's to build his wife Olivia a beautiful house on a piece of land he inherited on Spencer's mountain. When his eldest son, Clayboy, graduates at the top of his high school class and has the opportunity to go to college, Clay has only one option left to him. Written by
Clayboy's schoolteacher impresses upon Clayboy the following phrase, "The world steps aside to let a man pass, if he knows where he is going"
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Did You Know?
Veronica Cartwright's (Becky Spencer) sister Angela started in "The Sound of Music" (1965) with Kim Karath (Pattie Cake Spencer). Kym played Gretl and Angela played Brigitta. See more
When Clay blackmails his neighbours into attending church, a car can be seen traffic travelling down a road in the distance. See more
You mean to say that not one single hymn-shoutin', foot-washin' hypocrite showed up?
Followed by A Walton Easter
Now the Day is Over
Words by Sabine Baring-Gould
Music by Joseph Barnby
, 1868 See more